The Charlton County Maidens wrapped up the regular season on a six-game winning streak and will enter the GHSA State Playoffs Wednesday against Wilcox County. The 18-4 Maidens will host Wilcox in a doubleheader Wednesday with an if game to be played Thursday in the best of three series. Wednesday games are scheduled at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.
Congratulations to the Maidens head coach, Mike Baxter, for picking up his 200th career win against Echols County last week.
Former Indian Marcell Maxwell, now playing at Defiance College, had a big game last Saturday in which he registered 11 tackles.
In college football, the top ten got shuffled a bit as top ranked Alabama lost to Texas A and M on a last second field goal. Moving up to the top spot will be Georgia, who had few problems with Auburn 34-10. Third ranked Iowa will move up after knocking off fourth ranked Penn State. Sixth ranked Oklahoma dodged a bullet after coming from behind and then scoring on the game's final play to beat Texas. Tenth ranked BYU was knocked from the ranks of the undefeated after falling to Boise State.
The Atlanta Braves and Milwaukee Brewers split the first two games of their playoff series as the teams headed to Atlanta to play the next two in the five game series. Also splitting in the National League were the San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Dodgers.
In the American League the Boston Red Sox hold a two games to one lead over the Tampa Bay Rays, while the Houston Astros hold the same lead over the Chicago White Sox.
The Jacksonville Jaguars' woes continued as they fell to 0-5 on the season and dropped their 20th game in a row after falling to the Tennessee Titans 37-19.
The Atlanta Falcons improved to 2-3 after beating the New York Jets 27-20 in a game played in London. In the game, Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan, became just the seventh player in NFL history to have 5,000 completions in their career.
After Bubba Wallace won the NASCAR Cup Series playoff race at Talledega on Monday the playoff field moved to Sunday in the final race of the field of 12 before more drivers got eliminated. Kyle Larson held off Tyler Reddick at the end to pick up his seventh win of the year and join the other automatic qualifier, Denny Hamlin, along with Martin Truex, Jr., Ryan Blaney, Kyle Busch, Chase Elliott, Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski as the final eight drivers left in the playoff.